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Certificates and other records of achievement

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What award does the certifying body issue to students on successful completion of study in Years 11 and 12?

Students are awarded the Northern Territory Certificate of Education (NTCE) certifying satisfactory completion of the required program of study for senior secondary students. (2010 is the final year of NTCE, this will be replaced by the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training in 2011.)

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What must students do to be awarded the leaving credential?

To qualify for the Northern Territory Certificate of Education (NTCE) a student must

The required units at Stage 1 and Stage 2 are as follows:

Stage 1 Stage 2

English or English as a Second Language 2 units

Mathematics 1 unit

Group 1: Arts/humanities/social and cultural studies 2 units

Group 2: Mathematics/science/technology 2 units

Group 1: Arts/humanities/social and cultural studies 2 units

Group 2: Mathematics/science/technology 2 units


NTCE Pattern

To qualify for the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (NTCET) a student must

NTCET Pattern (for students completing their NTCET from 2011)

NTCET = 200 credits

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Which document(s) lists the subjects/courses studied in Year 11 and/or Year 12?

The Record of Achievement is a cumulative record of all subjects that have received either a Recorded Achievement or Satisfactory Achievement. Units of credit granted towards the Northern Territory Certificate of Education are also listed on this document. This record is issued in December to students who have gained recorded achievement in at least 1 Stage 2 subject.

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The Vocational Education and Training Information sheet records modules and units of competency as recognised within the Australian Qualification Framework. The information provided on this sheet has been provided to the Northern Territory Board of Studies for reporting purposes. Schools or Registered Training Organisations have determined the accuracy of this information.

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What advice is given relating to tertiary selection?

Northern Territory students apply for university admission to all states and territories. Students should consult the relevant Tertiary Admissions Centre for further details.

The Higher Education Entrance Information sheet records scores used to gain entrance to universities. This shows information relevant to university and TAFE entrance, including:

  • tertiary entrance points, which are calculated for all Stage 2 subjects using a scaling procedure

  • the university aggregate, which is calculated by totalling the tertiary entrance points for the students best four full year Stage 2 subjects and adding half the tertiary entrance points for the fifth best subject

  • the tertiary entrance rank (TER), which is derived from the university aggregate and reported as a number between 0 and 99.95.

Further information on eligibility for entrance to the Charles Darwin University can be found at http://www.cdu.edu.au/

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Who issues this?

The information reported on the Higher Education Entrance Information is issued by the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) Board of South Australia at the request of the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC).


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